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Applied Finite Element Analysis 2 MTEC 8040

Manufacturing Course

Course details

Continues to explore the Finite Element Analysis (FEA) tools and applications using FEA software necessary to model, simulate, and analyze mechanical parts and assemblies. The topics covered include analysis of advanced loading, analysis of welded and bolted/pinned structures, design optimization, frequency analysis, and an introduction to fatigue and non-linear analysis.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss the limitations and applications of both linear static and non-linear FEA.
  • Apply structural advanced loading to both parts and assemblies.
  • Analyze pinned/bolted structures and assemblies using FEA software.
  • Implement various mixed meshing techniques.
  • Analyze welded structures and assemblies using FEA software.
  • Determine natural frequencies and mode shapes of components and assemblies.
  • Optimize designs of mechanical components and assemblies using FEA.
  • Analyze non-linear behaviour of mechanical parts and assemblies due to large structural displacement.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2014

Related Programs

Applied Finite Element Analysis 2 (MTEC 8040) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Manufacturing
    Bachelor of Technology Part-time

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